CHICAGO — An employee of a Lincoln Park Dairy Queen and his alleged accomplice were each ordered held on $150,000 bail Wednesday for conspiring to rob the fast food restaurant, authorities said.
Marquise Boyd, 23, and Haili Bernard, 28, planned to rob the Dairy Queen at 2200 N. Lincoln Ave. Monday night when Boyd, an employee, was finishing his shift, prosecutors said.
"They agreed together," Assistant State's Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said. "Boyd opened the side door ... and Bernard entered with a black chrome semiautomatic handgun."
Bernard demanded to know where the safe was and grabbed a manager's cellphone, Scaduto said. But before the manager could tell Bernard the whereabouts of the safe, another employee made a run for the door, startling the man with the gun.
Bernard ran from the Dairy Queen, and employees called police.
When the two men appeared in court Wednesday on charges of armed robbery, Bernard's public defender told the judge that he graduated from Lincoln Park High School in 2004.
No additional information was available about Boyd.
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